Lord Jim - Chapter 24 Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 24 Summary

Two years later, Marlow journeys to Patusan to visit Jim. En route, he encounters the elderly head-man of a village in Batu Kring who speaks of Jim reverentially and refers to him as Tuan Jim (Lord Jim). Jim tells Marlow of his experience upon first arriving in the region: Sitting on the tin box containing his luggage, and with the revolver in his lap, Jim made the last part of his journey in a small dugout canoe. Upon arriving at the bank, the boatmen run away, and Jim leaps out after them thinking they are stranding him. Just then a large group of people come out towards him and a boatful of armed men pull alongside the canoe. He reveals to Marlow that he was so nervous that if the pistol had been loaded he might have shot two or three people.

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